Century pre-empts S K Barnett thriller as DreamWorks bags film rights

A dark psychological thriller written under the pseudonym 'S K Barnett' has been sold in a pre-empt to Century and optioned for film by DreamWorks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 00:39:40 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts psychological thriller Trust In Me

Century has pre-empted a psychological thriller that explores what happens when you are responsible for your closest friend’s worst nightmare, by losing her four-year-old child on your watch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:09:58 UTC ]
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HarperCollins pre-empts 'mesmerising' thriller from Cooper in two-book deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a “mesmerising” French Alps-set thriller by freelance journalist Catherine Cooper in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:55:18 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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Orenda pre-empts Rod Reynolds thriller

Orenda Books has pre-empted a standalone thriller from Rod Reynolds in a pre-Frankfurt two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:25:17 UTC ]
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Puffin pre-empts world rights to Tamzin Merchant’s debut MG

Penguin Random House imprint Puffin has acquired actress Tamzin Merchant’s debut middle-grade novel in a "hotly-contested" six-figure pre-empt deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone bags QI writer's debut in 24-hour pre-empt

Cornerstone has acquired a high-concept debut by Andrew Hunter Murray, a writer on BBC's "QI" and one of the team of writers at Private Eye, in a 24-hour pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raven wins drinking game thriller on pre-empt

Raven Books has pre-empted a thriller, Never Have I Ever, about a drunken game which goes wrong from US author Joshilyn Jackson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday bags 'heart-wrenching' debut Shelf Life in 'speedy' pre-empt

Doubleday has pre-empted a debut novel from Tuscan writer and translator Livia Franchini, hailed "an exquisite, heart-wrenching story of a woman rebuilding herself on her own terms". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic pre-empts world rights in study of 'great imperial hangover'

Atlantic Books has pre-empted world rights to The Great Imperial Hangover: How Empires Shaped Our World by Samir Puri, an international relations lecturer at the War Studies Department of Kings College, London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century bags 'explosive', anonymously-authored US conspiracy thriller

Century will this month publish a US conspiracy thriller - "rooted in real life, but not 'a true story'" - featuring "a controversial and wealthy tycoon who is running for President of the United States and a former porn star who is ready to go public with details of their affair". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gollancz pre-empts virtual reality thriller The God Game

Gollancz has pre-empted rights to publish science-fiction thriller The God Game by Danny Tobey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20th Century Fox buys rights to No Exit thriller

Lorella Belli of the eponymous London-based agency has sold film rights in Taylor Adams' thriller, No Exit, to Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker pre-empts North Korea thriller sold in 12 territories

Harvill Secker has pre-empted Star of the North by D B John, an international thriller moving between the US and North Korea. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up historical thriller in 'fastest ever' pre-empt

HarperCollins has bought two books including a “Poldark-esque” historical debut for a five-figure sum in the fastest pre-empt literary agent David Headley has “ever seen”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts The Art of Fire

Century has acquired The Art of Fire by Daniel Hume in an overnight pre-empt to publish this November.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC pre-empts thriller Possession in six-figure deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a two book deal for Possession, a psychological thriller by J L Butler, for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut thriller Innocent Mistress to Orion in 24-hour pre-empt

Francesca Pathak, senior commissioning editor at Orion Fiction has pre-empted debut psychological thriller, The Innocent Mistress, within 24 hours of receiving the manuscript. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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